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Kids, pets and bikes go free to Holland for National Ferry Fortnight

2015-03-02 | Travel Tips | No comments

Today is the start of National Ferry Fortnight (2 – 15 March 2015). To celebrate Stena Line is offering travellers the ultimate ferry freedom on its Harwich – Hook of Holland service. Perfect for families, passengers travelling by bike and those who travel with man’s best friend, holidaymakers can now enjoy free crossings f...

Pamper you pooch with Stena Line

2014-11-14 | Holland | No comments

Travelling with a pet from Harwich to the Hook of Holland with Stena Line couldn’t be simpler. It costs just £15 each way per dog, and owners can decide if they would prefer their pet to stay in their car or in one of the onboard kennels (must be booked in advance). Foot passengers must…

Dutchflyer: Rail and Sail to Holland

2014-08-07 | Travel Tips | No comments

When I told people I was getting the ferry to Holland with Stena Line most people responded with ‘why don’t you just fly?’ or ‘are you sure you want to sleep in a bunk bed?’ How naïve they were – let me tell you why … The Dutchflyer is the perfect es...

National Ferry Fortnight: Kids go free!

2014-03-12 | Travel Tips | No comments

To celebrate our brilliant kids go free offer we’re encouraging everyone to embrace life and free their inner child! Kids go free when you take your car on a ferry to Holland on any sailing, any time this year! So get packing and take the kids, their toys, games, skateboards, inflatabl...

Competition: The Great Break

2013-12-04 | Travel Tips | No comments

Who do you think deserves a break this Christmas?  Nominate a friend or relative on our Facebook page for the chance to both win a VIP return trip to Holland! Nominate by tagging the person in the comments on our Facebook page and write a short explanation why he or she deserves a break. Three…

Amsterdam

Amsterdam app to change your trip

2013-11-19 | Holland | No comments

A great mobile app that should be downloaded to the phone of any Amsterdam-bound history buff is;   Amsterdam 1850-1940 demonstrates the development of thousands of pictures in Amsterdam from 1850 to 1940. As well as the cultural history of each building, the app contains descriptions of the buildings, such as social housing, churches, baths, trams, theatres and schools….

17th Annual Oranjebal: 23 November 2013

2013-11-11 | Travel Tips | No comments

The Oranjebal London is an annual charity gala and social highlight for the Dutch community living in and around London. This year’s edition of the Oranjebal, which will be the 17th annual event, will be held on November the 23rd in 8 Northumberland Avenue, the most central venue in London. The main focus of the Oran...

Ferry vs Flying: Baggage Allowance

2013-10-30 | Travel Tips | No comments

Another reason to sail instead of fly: unlimited luggage allowance. Rather than spending hours weighing up outfit options (and weighing the luggage itself) to ensure it adheres to airlines’ stringent weight allowances, sailing with Stena Line ensures you can pack whatever you want, and the kitchen sink. Stena Line operates a twice-daily ferry crossing from Harwich…

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Stena Line fan Nick Harding takes a motorhome to Germany

2013-09-07 | Travel Tips | No comments

Is it work or is it pleasure? Nick Harding has something of a dream job test driving motorhomes for a living, but it can mean some pretty hectic schedules. As a freelance journalist, he has to make every minute pay. As he explains: “I’ve just returned from the Caravan Salon show in Germany. It’...

Ferry travel

Have you seen this? Discover Ferries’ guide to travelling by ferry with a family

2013-09-06 | Travel Tips | No comments

Discover Ferries has launched a guide to travelling with a family by ferry on Family Traveller, including tips for booking, during, and after the journey: “A ferry is a safe place with a lot of space for children to explore and move around in relative freedom which can only increase the...

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